Turkey Brine and Seasoning Recipe

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Turkey Brine and Seasoning
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  1. In a large stock pot, combine the koshier salt, brown sugar, vegetable stock, peppercorns, Allspice, and ginger.
  2. Boil to dissolve the sugar, then chill the broth mixture.
  3. The night before cooking your bird, place the broth mixture in a 5 gallon bucket. Add the ice water. Lower your turkey into the broth mixture. Remove bird in the morning and discard the brine.
  4. Combine 1 cup water, apples, onion and cinnamon stick in a bowl and microwave for 5 minutes. Place inside the turkey. Add the rosemary and sage leaves as well.
  5. Coat the turkey with a thin layer of canola oil.
  6. Cook bird at 500 degrees for 30 minutes, then lower the temp to 350 for the remaining time recommended for your bird size. When meat temperature reaches 161, remove from heat and let rest for 15 minutes before cutting.
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Nutrition Facts

Per ServingPer 100 g
Amount Per 1 Serving
Calories 947.74 Kcal (3968 kJ)
Calories from fat 4.65 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.52g 1%
Cholesterol 5.14mg 2%
Sodium 38919.76mg 1622%
Potassium 482.25mg 10%
Total Carbs 188.36g 63%
Sugars 14.15g 57%
Dietary Fiber 2.45g 10%
Protein 4.78g 10%
Vitamin C 2.6mg 4%
Iron 2.4mg 14%
Calcium 308.9mg 31%
Amount Per 100 g
Calories 188.29 Kcal (788 kJ)
Calories from fat 0.92 Kcal
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0.1g 1%
Cholesterol 1.02mg 2%
Sodium 7732.5mg 1622%
Potassium 95.81mg 10%
Total Carbs 37.42g 63%
Sugars 2.81g 57%
Dietary Fiber 0.49g 10%
Protein 0.95g 10%
Vitamin C 0.5mg 4%
Iron 0.5mg 14%
Calcium 61.4mg 31%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
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  • salty
  • savory
  • bitter
  • sweet
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Recipe Tags

Weightwatchers Points

  • 18.5
  • 21

Good Points

  • fat free,
  • saturated fat free,
  • cholesterol free

Bad Points

  • High in Sodium

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